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1929 Durant 60

Special Features

  • Wheelbase 109 inches
  • Red Seal Continental Motor - Six Cylinder
  • Rubber mounted motor
  • Bendix Four-Wheel Brakes
  • Morse Silent Timing Chain
  • Full Force Feed Lubrication

Two-Door Sedan



Four-Door Sedan


Special Coupe (Canada)


Special Two Door Sedan (Canada)


Special Four Door Sedan (Canada)



De Luxe Two-Door Sedan



De Luxe Convertible Cabriolet


Models

    Series 1
  • Touring $725.001
  • Roadster $755.001
  • Coupe $755.001,2
  • Two-Door Sedan $765.001
  • Four-Door Sedan $845.001
  • De Luxe Roadster3 $845.001
  • De Luxe Cabriolet $895.001
  • De Luxe Four-Door Sedan3 $935.001
    Series 2
  • Roadster $685.001
  • Coupe $685.001,2
  • Two-Door Sedan $695.001
  • Four-Door Sedan $750.001
  • Cabriolet $750.001
  • De Luxe Coupe3 $810.001,2
  • De Luxe Roadster $810.001
  • De Luxe Cabriolet $875.001
  • De Luxe Two-Door Sedan3 $820.001
  • De Luxe Four-Door Sedan3 $875.001
  • Chassis $550.001
    D60 - Canadian models?
  • Special Coupe
  • Special Two Door Sedan
  • Special Four Door Sedan
***** pictures show optional bumpers "Front bumper and rear bumperettes are extra equipment on standard models, furnished at slight additional charge" (this might only be for series 1). Notes:

1 1929 prices, US dollars, f.o.b. Lansing

2 Rumble seat optional at slightly additional cost.

3 De Luxe models equipped with: Front Bumper, Rear Straight Bumper, Baggage Rack, Cowl lights and Band, Six wire wheels with two spare wheels mounted in front fender wells and equipped with two spare tires and tubes, and tire covers.

Serial Number Range

    Series 1
  • C-1001 to C-5000
  • E-1001 to E-5000
  • L-1001 to L-5000
  • T-1001 to T-5000
    Series 2
  • C-5001 to C-22000
  • E-5001 to E-18976
  • L-5001 to L-18976
  • T-5001 to T-22000

Specifications

ENGINE
Continental Red Seal Motor. Six-cylinder, L-head type, detachable head; Bohnalite pistons with invar steel struts; bore, 2-7/8"; stroke, 4-3/4"; piston displacement, 185 cubic inches; N.A.C.C. rating, 19.84; brake horsepower, 43 at 2,800 R.P.M Lanchester torsional vibration damper on front of crankshaft.
CYLINDERS
Cast en-bloc with upper half of crankcase; detachable head.
VALVES
Intake, 1-7/16"; exhaust, 1-5/16"; 5/16" lift.
CRANKSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 2-1/8" by 1-11/32"; intermediate 2-1/8" by 1-5/16" (2); rear, 2-1/8" by 1-25/32"
CAMSHAFT BEARINGS
Front, 1-7/8" by 1-5/16"; center front, 1-13/16" by 27/32"; center rear, 1-3/4" by 27/32"; rear, 1-9/16" by 1-3/4".
ENGINE LUBRICATION
Force feed to silent timing chain and all main, connecting rod and camshaft bearings. Oil filtrator.
COOLING SYSTEM
Cellular ribbon radiator; capacity, 12 quarts; 16" fan, 4 blades; centrifugal pump. Thermostat control.
FUEL SYSTEM
Capacity of tank, 11-1/2 gallons; placed at rear. Vacuum feed.
CARBURETOR
One-inch plain tube, with air and fuel adjustment. Exhaust and intake manifold with hot spot, mounted on left side of engine.
CLUTCH
Single-plate, dry-disc, enclosed in flywheel; separately removable. Enclosed flywheel.
TRANSMISSION
Standard selective sliding-gear type; three speeds forward and one reverse; seperately removable.
FRONT AXLE
Standard drop-forged "I" beam section with reverse Elliott type steering mechanism. Timken tapered roller wheel bearings; ball thrust bearings on king pin knuckles.
REAR AXLE
Semi-floating, with spiral ring-gear and pinion. Simple design.
STEERING GEAR
Semi-irreversible, worm-and-gear type. Fore-and-aft steering. Ball thrust bearings. 17" wheel, flush type controls. Horn button on top of wheel.
BRAKES
Four-wheel Bendix mechanical, internal expanding, self-energizing shoe type; 11" brake drums. Easy adjustment.
CHASSIS LUBRICATION
Alemite pressure system.
SPRINGS
Semi-elliptic; front, 36" by 1-3/4"; rear, 54" by 1-3/4". Tryon adjustable shackles. Watson Rubber Flow shock absorbers, front and rear.
WHEELS
Wood artillery on standard models; wire on de luxe models.
TIRES
Balloons, 29 x 5.00
WHEELBASE
109 inches.
CONTROLS
Gear shift and parking brake levers in center; accelerator pedal mounted in toe board. Spark and throttle levers on top of steering wheel. Speedometer, ammeter, electric gasoline gauge and oil gauge clustered in indirectly lighted instrument panel. Ignition and lighting switch and choke mounted on instrument panel.
STARTING, LIGHTING, IGNITION
Generator; staring motor; igniter and coil; combination stop and tail lamp; resistance dimmer on head lamps; cowl lamps for parking.
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
Rear-vision mirror; automatic windshield wiper; electric motor-driven horn; combination stop and tail light; chromium-plated radiator shell, lamps and other fittings; tool kit, tire carrier and extra rim on standard models.
DE LUXE EQUIPMENT
Front bumper; rear straight bumper; baggage rack; cowl lights and bands; 6 wire wheels with 2 spare wheels mounted in front fender wells and equipped with 2 spare tires, and tubes, and tire covers.

References

  • [DFR-DS] V9#3, V13#1, V13#4, V15#4, V19#4, V20#3, V20#4
  • [ODL] A-29-104A-6